Volkswagen India has closed the manufacturing of the 1.2-litre 3-cylinder petrol engine in its popular hatchback Polo. Now, the company will provide a more fuel efficient 1-liter 3-cylinder MPI engine instead of the old engine.
The new 1-liter engine will not only give more mileage than the previous engine, but in the case of power it will be almost the same. The old 1.2-liter MPI engine that used to come with polo hatchback, which according to ARAI had 16.47 km / liter mileage and now the engine with Polo will have a mileage of 18.78 km / liter.
Old and new engines have 75 bhp power and both produce the same power. Although, the new engine in the case of torque generates 95 Nm peak torque while the 1.2-liter old engine was capable of generating 110 Nm peak torque. The company has not made any changes to the price of the new engine model and the car will be available at the price of Rs 5.41 lakh onwards.